News and highlights

Taxonomy term for news and highlights

World Ranger Day 2018

CITES salutes the world’s rangers and their work to protect wildlife

31 July 2018

World Ranger Day honours park rangers across the world who have been injured or lost their lives in the line of duty. It also celebrates the vital role that rangers play in protecting our natural resources.

500 experts meet to review sustainable trade in wild animals and plants before the next World Wildlife Conference

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

500 experts meet to review sustainable trade in wild animals and plants before the next World Wildlife Conference

 

Global experts meet to review international trade in wildlife before the next major CITES conference

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

Global experts meet to review international trade in wildlife before the next major CITES conference

 

CITES contributes to the largest gathering of InforMEA

Over 20 global and regional Conventions, five UN agencies, two observers as well as an array of partners, gathered in Montreux on 5-8 June 2018 with the aim of improving access and sharing of information to assist Parties to more eff

CITES holds first workshop on the legal acquisition of wildlife

Geneva, 20 June 2018 – Over 80 participants representing 31 Parties, 6 Intergovernmental Organizations and more than 10 non-governmental organizations and academic institutions from Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania and the Americas met in Brussels from 13 to 15 June to help design guidelines for the making o

Month-long transcontinental operation hit wildlife criminals hard

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

CITES CoP18 preparations taking shape in Sri Lanka

Secretariat staff recently returned from a reconnaissance visit to Colombo, Sri Lanka to discuss preparations for CoP18 with officials from the host Government.

CITES-led training workshop for Central Asia leads to concrete outcomes

 

на русском языке

Parties in Central Asia commit to improve national CITES frameworks

Message from CITES for the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity

 

 
This year’s International Day of Biodiversity, on 22 May, marks the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). As a sister convention, we would like to warmly congratulate CBD on its 25 years of actions to protect the world’s biodiversity and its remarkable achievements at national and global levels.
 

Boost for CITES’ effort to halt elephant poaching in Zimbabwe

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

Boost for CITES’ effort to halt elephant poaching in Zimbabwe

 

Pages